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Commercial, industrial, and multi-dwelling residential projects

Here is a list of guidelines and regulations that relate to Major Development Permit applications. Applicants who prepare development permits according to City guidelines and regulations should see reduced process times.

Sustainable Development

Development Services

Zoning Bylaw

Development Permits

Development Permit Application Forms

For general inquires on Development Permits and Building Permits, please contact Planners and Safety Codes Officers at the Edmonton Service Centre.

Development Services Performance Reports (Quarterly Activity and Progress Reports)

Economic and Environmental Sustainability

Facade Improvement Program

Development Incentive Program

Adjacent to Slopes/Geotechnical Information

River Valley/Ravine Development Setbacks

Drainage Services

Lot Grading Approvals

Lot Grading Plans

Lot Grading Requirements

Drainage Bylaw 

Fire Rescue Services

Swept Path Analysis

Fire Access Plan Requirements

Transportation Planning

Access Management Guidelines

Water and Sewer, Waste Management

Service Connection Guidelines, Process and Fees (EPCOR)

Waste Management

Waste Storage Guidelines

Oil and Gas Facilities

Alberta Municipal Affairs: Information Bulletin – Proximity to Abandoned Wells

Alberta Energy Regulator: Directive – Proximity to Abandoned Wells

Fees and Charges

2019 Development Permit and Compliance Fees
(effective January 1, 2019)

Lot Grading fees

Expansion Assessment Charge (EA)

Permanent Area Contributions (PAC) 

Arterial Roadway Assessments (ARA)

Municipal Improvement Agreement (MIA) and related Letter of Credit (LOC) (information available through Transportation Planning)

External Agencies

Information On Building Near Power Lines:

Where's the Line?

Structures Near Power Lines

Note: In Major Commercial Corridors, power service connections must be underground

EPCOR Water:

Abandon an Existing Water Service

Guidelines for Working in Close Proximity to Water Infrastructure

Other External Agencies:


Service Alberta Land Titles

Edmonton Design Committee

Subdivision and Development Appeal Board (SDAB)

Subdivision and Development Appeal Board

For More Information

Edmonton Service Centre

2nd Floor, 10111 104 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB  T5J 0J4

Hours of Operation
Monday to Friday
8am to 4:30pm


In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311


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